Category Archives: PERSONAL FINANCES

Talking About Money: The Challenge of Financial Shame

“Money is the last taboo.” -Robert G. Allen People talk about all kind of things with each other, in person, through email, even on social media for the world to see. “TMI” is now part of our vocabulary, because we’re … Continue reading

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Something for Nothing: 3 Investment Traps

“Everyone loves something for nothing… even if it costs everything.” -Stephen King “When we try to get something for nothing (or next to nothing), we often end up with… NOTHING!” said Partners for Prosperity’s Kim Butler  on this week’s Guide … Continue reading

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Make a Million-Dollar Resolution (part 2)

“The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. We can help write that story by setting goals.” ― Melody Beattie, The Language of Letting Go As we started exploring in our Make a Million … Continue reading

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Make a Million-Dollar Resolution (part 1)

 “Good resolutions are like babies crying in church. They should be carried out immediately.” ―Charles M. Sheldon Can a New Year’s Resolution make a Million-Dollar Difference? Absolutely! Decisions you make today can make a tremendous difference to your long-term financial … Continue reading

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The Power of Giving (and why it shouldn’t stop at Christmas)

“It is more blessed to give than to receive.” -Acts 20:35b, The Bible Last week, shoppers scrambled home from the malls and wrapped their presents, preparing them for “Santa’s” arrival. ‘Tis the “Season of Giving,” but one shouldn’t confuse “consumerism” … Continue reading

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Are You Leaving Your Loved Ones in the Dark? (The Truth about being Ready for an Emergency)

“Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.” - George Burns A lot of time and attention has gone into emergency preparedness in recent years. Many Americans have emergency plans in case of an earthquake or a flood. “Doomsday … Continue reading

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How Much Life Insurance Do You Need? Get More Insurance for Less by Combining Policies

“A life insurance agent said to a would-be client: “Don’t let me frighten you into a hasty decision. Sleep on it tonight. If you wake in the morning, give me a call then and let me know.” – anonymous How … Continue reading

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